Heckert joins Gawthrop Greenwood as partner

Carl Heckert WEST CHESTER – Carl W. Heckert has joined the law firm of Gawthrop Greenwood, PC, as a partner. Licensed in Delaware and Pennsylvania, Mr. Heckert’s multi-jurisdictional practice focuses on real estate, family, and business law. He will be based in the firm’s offices in Wilmington, Delaware, while also available to clients at the firm’s long-standing home in West Chester, Pennsylvania. “Carl...

PECO to spend $1.7 million to trim trees in Chesco

PECO customers in central Chester County will benefit from a $1.7 million investment to trim trees and remove vegetation along 173 miles of aerial electric lines. This project, which began in late March, will be completed by the end of May and will improve electric service for more than 13,000 customers. This work will occur in the townships of Caln, East Bradford, East Brandywine, East Caln, East...

P.J. Whelihan’s introduces new menu

The new menu at PJ Whelihan’s Local eatery P.J. Whelihan’s unveiled a new menu now available at all 14 locations in Pennsylvania and New Jersey — including its locations in Chester County in Dilworthtown and Downingtown. With a refreshed new look, the sleek and sharp menu is studded with additions chosen specifically in reaction to the demands and purchasing history of loyal P.J. Whelihan’s...

Galer Estate wins Gold for 2015 Pinot Noir Rose

Virginia Mitchell, Winemaker, Brad and Lele Galer Estate owners, Jan Grimes Vineyard Manager celebrate the Chester County winery’s latest awards. EAST MARLBOROUGH — Galer Estate Vineyard & Winery in Kennett Square Pennsylvania was awarded a Gold Medal for their 2015 Pinot Noir rosé and a Silver Medal for their 2015 Red Lion Chardonnay at the biggest wine competition in America, The 2016...

Pegasus announces plans for indoor ag hub in Kennett

SINGAPORE — Half a world away, an international indoor agriculture firm announced plans to build a hub for indoor agriculture in the Kennett Square area — already the nation’s leading source of indoor grown mushrooms. Monday, at Indoor Ag Con Asia, the indoor agriculture industry’s premier trade conference, international hydroponics expert Pegasus Agriculture Group reinforced its recent...

PECO to spend $1.8M on tree/vegetation trimming

PECO customers in northwestern Chester County will benefit from a $1.8 million investment to trim trees and remove vegetation along 352 miles of aerial electric lines. This work, which will begin in early January, will be completed by the end of March and will improve electric service for 22,000 customers.

EnviroSure celebrates 10 years of growth

West Chester’s EnviroSure, a local start up,  is celebrating 10 years in business. L to R: Charles Espenlaub (SCORE mentor), Scott Smith (Envirosure founder, Pete Shaw (SCORE mentor) WEST CHESTER — EnviroSure, Inc. was founded in 2006 to help corporations and municipalities assess and address environmental concerns. Over the past 10 years, EnviroSure has developed into a reliable and trusted...

Pucker up: Victory’s Monkey gets sour variant

Victory Brewing Company (Victory) announces the arrival of Sour Monkey in a new format January 1 – just in time to celebrate the season. As part of the celebration, the beloved national brewery is also introducing an extremely limited run of their new Sour Monkey Remix. 

Citadel raises $7,200 for United Way

Citadel Presents check to United Way of Chester County: Toren Peterson of United Way,Kevin McDermott, David Layo, AJ Hiller, and John Kane of Citadel, and Claudia Hellebush of United Way. EXTON — Citadel announced its 2016 golf fundraiser, held at Honeybrook Golf Club, raised more than $7,200 for the United Way of Chester County. The company recently presented the check to United Way staff. Citadel’s...

Galer Estate celebrates fifth anniversary

Lele and Brad Galer EAST MARLBOROUGH — November 11th, 2016 marks Galer Estate Vineyard and Winery’s 5th year open to the public. To celebrate this special anniversary weekend November 11-13, the Galer Winery tasting room will have customer appreciation wine specials, discounts, cheese vendors, art show, raffles, wine tours and live music Saturday and Sunday. Galer Estate Vineyard and Winery...